Neos, Neos and NeosQuiet before the storm. The team has been working very intensely on the 1.0 release. The Edit & Preview functionality is undergoing major work fx. Aske Aertmann and Rasmus Skjoldan have had long sessions this week, crunching Neos. Copenhagen frontend-agency, "<link http: shiftcph.dk>ShiftCPH" has been helping out with Neos frontend development, coordinated by Aske Aertmann, all week under a TYPO3 Association budget. Last Tuesday, December 3, the Neos team released the last beta version of TYPO3 Neos bringing the final release of Neos yet closer again. The release contained some new breaking changes, but the team assures you that for most websites nothing breaks. Rasmus had a meeting with Topdanmark this week (platinum member and "the largest Danish enterprise using TYPO3"), they are very committed to helping out with TYPO3 in Denmark and are impressed with Neos development.
Sneakpeak new Neos website The new Neos website will be ready for launch when Neos 1.0 will be launched. Berit Hlubek has been working on this a lot. If you are updating form an alpha version then Florian Weiss has some tips for you in his <link http: buzz.typo3.org people florian-weiss article something-neos-iv-alpha-to-beta-pitfalls>Alpha to Beta Buzz article. Tuesday, December 10, will see the much awaited release of TYPO3 Neos. Until then the Neos team is working in a final sprint to improve usability and stability of Neos. On Tuesday <link http: www.netlogix.de>Netlogix organizes a <link http: neosrelease.typo3.org>release party starting at 18:00. The official release will be at 18:30 accompanied by a live demo. Later on you can try Neos yourself and everyone will party on into the night with cocktails and music. A live stream of this main event will be made available on the internet through <link http: neosrelease.typo3.org>neosrelease.typo3.org courtesy of <link http: www.brightcove.com en>Brightcove.
Release partiesMajor preparations are going on for all the release parties. Until now 22 location have <link http: wiki.typo3.org release_party neos_1.0>added their release party to the WIKI. There are release parties in far-away places like Beograd, Lviv, Tokyo, Porvorim (Goa-India) and Bhavnagar (Guajarat-India) The great Dane, Kasper Skårhøj, will be attending the release party in Copenhagen. If you want to meet and greet the man that stood at the foundation of the TYPO3 project then that is the place to be.
Extension Development NewsAnother great Dane, Søren Malling, <link http: lists.typo3.org pipermail flow>requests your feedback and does a call for contribution on a generic Rest API package he is working on. Søren would love to have your feedback and needs some people to help out to reach an awesome goal that the TYPO3 community can benefit from. The nameless coder does not like to keep things from you, the TYPO3 community, and presents you with a bit of bleedin' friggin' edge highly experimental software codenamed Fromage. Fromage (Fru-maaj; French for cheese) is a visual building tool to create flexible forms as content elements in TYPO3 CMS. On his Github hide-out you can read all about <link https: github.com namelesscoder fromage>Fromage: Frontend Flux Forms.
Neos backend and Neos team sprinting